To help you grow and maximise your business’ value, we have a number of strategic partners to help you on your journey. They’re all tried and tested at what they do.


Global experts in cost effective and ethical management of VAT and GST for business in the UK and worldwide

Specialists in identifying and securing grant funding for ambitious businesses in the UK and E.U.

The leading peer-to-peer lending marketplace for investors to lend money directly to SMEs.

A government-backed scheme to support businesses who struggle to access other forms of finance.

Established in 2010, Granted Consultancy is a niche team of business funding consultants, scientists and bid writers. As a strategic business consultancy they identify and secure grant funding for ambitious businesses in the UK and EU.
Granted has developed a reputation for knowledge and success in the business funding sector with a market-leading success rate in securing R&D grant funding for businesses as well as strategic funding advice, project management services and have a 100% success rate in securing R&D tax credit claims.

With expertise in many different sectors, Granted Consultancy work with a variety of companies, from start-ups to multi-nationals. Their business grant writing service (non-dilutive funding) is a major factor in ensuring projects are successful. Their sector experience spans Tech, health & life sciences, digital, materials, advanced manufacturing, infrastructure systems, energy & low carbon, robotics and future transport

It’s hard to win recognition and trust in the financial sector, and this makes what Swoop have already achieved worth talking about! Since their launch in May 2018, they’ve helped thousands of businesses find millions of pounds in funding.
"We’ve swooped some major industry awards (like the Open Banking Challenge 2018 and the Banking Competition Remedies Fund 2019). We’ve also secured significant backing from prominent players among the banking, VC, PE and entrepreneur communities, as well as from the Irish government."

Swoop offer a wholistic solution to business financing; services include:

"We’ve achieved a huge amount in a short space of time. And that’s down to how we’ve paired great technology with great talent"

Acconomy has partnered with
starling bank

The award-winning business bank account
Business banking – but not as you know it. Apply for a free digital business account in minutes and join over 200,000 UK businesses who have changed the way they bank.
An easy-to-use business account stacked with powerful money management tools. All with no monthly fees or UK payment charges.
Free 24/7
UK support via app, phone or email, with fast response times and help from real humans.
A fully regulated UK bank account, where your money’s covered up to £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.
An easy life. If you want us to, we’ll move all your banking over for you through the Current Account Switch Service (all it takes is a few taps in-app).


We are passionate about improving our customers’ financial lives. That means holding to sustainable business practices, placing the client at the heart of what we do with a commitment to transparency and fairness. We forge relationships for the long-term – our clients are our lifeblood and we never forget that. We get results by boldly matching the best of technology with exceptional people.

What we do...

Funding Circle pioneered the process of peer-to-peer lending for business funding in the UK and now operate in the UK, US, Germany, and the Netherlands. As of June 2018, Funding Circle has facilitated over £5 billion in loans to small and medium-sized firms. Funding Circle connect creditworthy businesses looking for finance with people and organisations with money to lend.

Small businesses can borrow quickly and easily to reach their goals, while investors can make a return and a difference by lending to them.

Funding Circle loans are funded by a community of thousands of investors, including 77,000 people, local government and other institutions, all looking to lend to British businesses. They handle everything for you, but as well as getting the finance you need, you can rest in the assurance that you’ve got a huge community of investors behind you. They only do business lending, and have tailored their award-winning service to give businesses seeking and securing investment the best experience possible.

We offer our clients a full range of intellectual property services, across a broad range of technologies. Our unusual blend of IP and commercial skills are used, in partnership with our clients, to build a commercially focused robust IP position.We help our clients obtain patents, trade marks and design registrations and use our commercial skills to identify where value can be enhanced or extracted, whether through selective licensing, selling or enforcing.
We have unique experience in the use of advanced patent searching tools to assist with identifying and evaluating new inventions, analysing existing patent landscapes, comparing company patent positions, valuing patent portfolios and identifying licensees and potential infringers.We also advise in relation to Intellectual Property rights owned by third parties and associated disputes.

BlueHub help businesses move to new inventory software. From choosing the right app and testing your data, all the way through to setting you up and going live. BlueHub partner with product-based businesses like yours to help them understand the gaps in their back office systems, and guide them to a new solution that are faster, more productive and provide better business intelligence data.

We can’t bear to see great start-ups fail because of poor communication – that’s why we decided to do something about it. Too many great ideas never take off because the message is muddled and the strategy is all wrong, leaving investors and customers alienated. Using our branding and startup marketing experience, we help new businesses avoid these pitfalls and launch successfully.
Be ready to convince investors that your brilliant idea is the one to back by using our pitching services. Together we’ll hone your messages and create perfect pitch materials.
Unleash a brand that’ll wow your customers from day one with our branding services. We’ll get you ready to launch with an enduring brand you’ll proudly stand behind.
Propel your business into the market and expand your customer base with our specialist help. From start-up to scale-up, our marketing services help you make it big.